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Staff Id : 00862
Name : Dr. B. KARTHIKEYAN
Designation : PROFESSOR
Department : MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Qualification : B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D.,
Specialization : Thermal Analysis of Composite, Biocomposite, Nano composite, Energy
Date of Birth : 10-12-1964
Date of Joining : 14-12-1992
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
No:2, Kasi Madam Street,
Chidambaram-608 001
9443665677profbkau@gmail.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 27-
Ph.D. 44


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 512-39
Conducted 1----


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed ---
Ongoing ---
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
31 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
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List of Publications - International
Prabhu. P, Karthikeyan. B, Ravi Raja Malar Vannan. R, Balaji. A, "Dynamic mechanical analysis of Silk and Glass (S/G/S)/Pineapple and Glass (P/G/P)/Flax and Glass (F/G/F) reinforced Lannea coromandelica blender hybrid nano composites.", Journal of Materials Research and Technology, Volume 15, Number 1, 2021, pp. 2484-2496. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmrt.2021.09.068.
Prabhu. P, Karthikeyan. B, Ravi Raja Malar Vannan. R, Balaji. A, "A Review on Recent Research of Mechanical Properties of Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites (NFRP) Materials.", Journal of Materiale Plastice, Volume 58, Number 2, 2021, pp. 100-118. https://doi.org/10.37358/Mat.Plast.1964 .
Parre. A, Karthikeyan. B, Balaji. A and Udhayasankar. R, "Investigation of chemical, thermal and morphological properties of untreated and NaOH treated banana fiber.", Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 22, Number 3, 2020, pp. 347-352. DOI: 10.1016/j.matpr.2019.06.655.
Balaji. A, Purushothaman. R, Udhayasankar. R, Vijiayaraj. S and Karthikeyan. B, "Study on mechanical, thermal and morphological properties of banana fiber-reinforced epoxy composites.", Journal of Bio- and Tribo-Corrosion, Volume 6, Number 2, 2020, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40735-020-00357-8.
Udhayasankar. R, Karthikeyan. B and Balaji. A, "Comparative mechanical, thermal properties and morphological study of untreated and NaOH-treated coconut shell-reinforced cardanol environmental friendly green composites.", Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, Volume 34, Number 16, 2020, pp. 1720-1740. https://doi.org/10.1080/01694243.2020.1727643.
Parre. A, Karthikeyan. B, Balaji. A, Sudhagar. P and Udhayasankar. R, "Forecasting the finest firmness of biocomposites using response surface design methodology.", International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, Volume 8, Number 6, 2020, pp. 3958-3962. DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.F8205.038620.
Parre. A, Karthikeyan. B, Balaji. A and Udhayasankar. R, "Investigation on three point flexural strength of alkaline treated banana fiber reinforced cardanol resin polymer composites by response surface methodology.", International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development, Volume 10, Number 3, 2020, pp. 15069-15082. DOI : 10.24247/ijmperdjun20201436.
Parre. A and Karthikeyan. B, "Optimization of tensile behaviour of alkaline treated banana fiber reinforced cardanol resin composites via response surface methodology.", International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development, Volume 10, Number 3, 2020, pp. 423-432. DOI : 10.24247/ ijmperdjun202039.
Balaji. A, Udhayasankar.R, Karthikeyan. B, Swaminthan. J and Purushothaman. R, "Mechanical and thermal characterization of bagasse fiber/coconut shell particle hybrid biocomposites reinforced with cardanol resin.", Journal of Results in Chemistry, Volume 2, Number 1, 2020, pp. 100056-100063. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rechem.2020.100056.
Balaji. A, Sivaramakrishnan. K, Karthikeyan. B, Purushothaman. R, Swaminathan. J, Kannan. S, Udhayasankar. R and Haja Madieen. A, "Study on mechanical and morphological properties of sisal/banana/coir fiber-reinforced hybrid polymer composites.", Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Volume 41, Number 9, 2019, pp. 386-396. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40430-019-1881-x.
Prabhu. P, Mohamed Iqbal. S, Balaji. A, and Karthikeyan. B, "Experimental investigation of mechanical and machining parameters of hybrid nanoclay glass fiber-reinforced polyester composites.", Advanced Composites and Hybrid Materials, Volume 2, Number 1, 2019, pp. 93-101. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42114-018-0065-y.
Udhayasankar. R and Karthikeyan. B, "Processing of cardanol resin with CSP using compression molding technique.", Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Volume 34, Number 4, 2019, pp. 397-406. 2019.
Balaji. A, Karthikeyan. B and Swaminathan. J, "Comparative mechanical, thermal, and morphological study of untreated and NaOH-treated bagasse fiber-reinforced cardanol green composites.", Advanced Composites and Hybrid Materials, Volume 2, Number 1, 2019, pp. 125-132. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42114-019-00079-7.
Udhayasankar. R and Karthikeyan. B, "Preparation and properties of cashew nut shell liquid based composite reinforced by coconut shell particles.", Surface Review and Letters, Volume 26, Number 4, 2019, pp. 1850174-1850190. https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218625X18501743.
Balaji. A, Karthikeyan. B, Swaminathan. C and Sundar Raj. C, "Effect of filler content of chemically treated short bagasse fiber-reinforced cardanol polymer composites.", Journal of Natural Fibers, Volume 16, Number 4, 2019, pp. 613-627. https://doi.org/10.1080/15440478.2018.1431829.
Udhayasankar. R and Karthikeyan. B, "Development and characterization of thermoset green composite reinforced by coconut shell.", International Journal of Ecology Environment and Conservation, Volume 24, Number 1, 2018, pp. 252-259. 2018.
Udhayasankar. R, Karthikeyan. B and Balaji. A, "Coconut shell particles reinforced cardanol-formaldehyde resole resin biocomposites: Effect of treatment on thermal properties.", International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization, Volume 3, Number 1, 2018, pp. 252-259. 2018.
Balaji. A, Karthikeyan. B, Swaminathan. J and Sundar Raj. C, "Thermal behaviour of cardanol resin reinforced 20 mm long untreated bagasse fiber composites.", International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization, Volume 23, Number 1, 2018, pp. 70-77. https://doi.org/10.1080/1023666X.2017.1387448.
Udhayasankar. R and Karthikeyan. B, "Mechanical, thermal and morphological properties of coconut shell biocomposites reinforced with cardanol resin.", International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Volume 8, Number 11, 2017, pp. 78-88. 2017.
Udhayasankar. R and Karthikeyan. B, "Synthesis of Phenolic Bio-resin for Advanced Biocomposites Reinforced with Coconut Shell Particle: mechanical and Thermal Properties.", Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, Volume 11, Number 8, 2017, pp. 96-104. 2017.
Udhayasankar. R and Karthikeyan. B, "Effect of particle loading on flexural properties of coconut shell reinforced Cardanol resin composite.", International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Volume 4, Number 9, 2017, pp. 202-204. 2017.
Balaji. A, Karthikeyan. B, Swaminathan. J and Sundar Raj. C, "Mechanical Behavior of Short Bagasse Fiber Reinforced Cardanol - Formaldehyde Composites.", Fibers and Polymers, Volume 18, Number 6, 2017, pp. 1193-1199. 2017.
Balaji. A, Karthikeyan. B, Swaminathan. J and Sundar Raj. C, "Mechanical and thermal properties of Untreated bagasse fiber reinforced cardanol Eco-friendly biocomposites.", Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, Volume 11, Number 8, 2017, pp. 73-81. 2017.
Balaji. A, Karthikeyan. B and Sundar Raj. C , "Morphological and mechanical behavior of sugarcane bagasse fibers reinforced polyester eco-friendly biocomposites.", Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, Volume 7, Number 8, 2015, pp. 573-577. 2015.
Udhayasankar. R and Karthikeyan. B, "A Review on Coconut Shell Reinforced Composites.", International Journal of ChemTech Research, Volume 8, Number 11, 2015, pp. 624-637. 2015.
Balaji. A, Sundar Raj. C and, Karthikeyan. B, "Bagasse Fiber â,“ The Future Biocomposite Material: A Review.", International Journal of ChemTech Research, Volume 7, Number 01, 2014, pp. 223-233. 2014.
Balaji. A, Sundar Raj. C, Karthikeyan.B and Premkumar. R, "Performance And Emission Analysis of Plastic Blended Diesel On C.I.Engine.", International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research & Applications, Volume 1, Number 4, Sep 2013, pp. 78-83. 2013.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, and V. Ramakrishnan, "Specific Heat Capacity Measurement of Al / SiCp Composites by Differential Scanning Calorimeter.", Advanced Materials Research, Volume 264-265, Number 1, Jun 2011, pp. 669-674. 2011.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, and V. Ramakrishnan, "Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Measurement of Metal Matrix Composites by Thermo Mechanical Analyser.", Advanced Materials Research, Volume 264-265, Number 1, Jun 2011, pp. 663-668. 2011.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan and V. Ramakrishnan, "Thermo physical property measurement of metal-matrix composites.", Materials and Design, Volume 31, Number 1, Jun 2010, pp. 82-86. 2010.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, and V. Ramakrishnan, "A calorimetric study of 7075 Al/SiCp composites.", Materials and Design, Volume 31, Number 1, Jun 2010, pp. 92-95. 2010.
List of Conferences - National
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, and V. Ramakrishnan, Influence of Reinforcement Grain Size on the Thermal Expansion Behavior of 7075 Al/SiCp Composites, Indian Society for Advancement of Materials & Process Engineering National Conference on Composites - Emerging Trends in Composites Materials and Technology, Dec 4-5, 2009, Thiruvananthapuram, pp. 351-357. Thiruvananthapuram, Indian Society for Advancement of Materials & Process Engineering.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, and V. Ramakrishnan, Thermal expansion behaviour of 7075 Al/SiCp composites, NAFEMS – INDIA Symposium on Composite Products from Concept Design to Manufacturing, Jul 24-25, 2009, Bangalore, pp. 13-13. Bangalore, The International Association for the Engineering Analysis Community.
B. Karthikeyan, B. Guruprasad, K. Murugan, Dr. S. Ramanathan & Dr. R. Karthikeyan, Modelling of coupled field analysis for metal matrix composites, National Seminar on Advances in Materials Technology , Feb 2-3, 2008, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, pp. 79-85. Annamalai Nagar, Annamalai University.
B. Karthikeyan, K. Murugan, B. Guruprasad, Dr. S. Ramanathan & Dr. R. Karthikeyan, Modelling of thermal fatigue analysis of metal matrix composites, National Seminar on Advances in Materials Technology , Feb 2-3, 2008, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, pp. 65-72. Annamalai Nagar, Annamalai University.
B. Karthikeyan & Prof. M. Kunchithapatham, Performance Analysis of a Solar Glass Tube Collector, National Seminar on Non Conventional Energy Sources in Community Development, Feb 16-17, 2001, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, pp. 53-56. Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Department of Mechanical Engineering.
List of Conferences - International
Senthilkumar. G and Karthikeyan. B, Refuse derived fuel using kans grass for enhanced combustion and reduced green house emission, First International Conference on Intelligent Digital Transformation (ICIDT-2019), Jul 3-6, 2019, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore, pp. 46-52. Coimbatore, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore.
Parre. A, Karthikeyan. B, Investigation of chemical, thermal and morphological properties of untreated and NaOH treated banana fiber, International Conference on Materials Engineering and Characterization, May 2-4, 2019, Adhi College of Engineering and Technology, Kanchipuram, pp. 75-79. Kanchipuram, Adhi College of Engineering and Technology, Kanchipuram.
Balaji, A., Karthikeyan, B., Swaminathan, J., and Sundar Raj, C, Mechanical and thermal properties of untreated bagasse fiber reinforced cardanol eco-friendly biocomposites, International Conference on Advances in Metallurgy, Materials and Manufacturing (ICAMMM-2017), Mar 1-3, 2017, Government College of Engineering, Salem, pp. 153-161. Salem, Government College of Engineering, Salem.
Udhayasankar. R and Karthikeyan. B, Synthesis of phenolic bio-resin for advanced biocomposites reinforced with coconut shell particle: Mechanical and thermal properties, International Conference on Advances in Metallurgy, Materials and Manufacturing (ICAMMM-2017), Mar 1-3, 2017, Government College of Engineering, Salem, pp. 162-170. Salem, Government College of Engineering, Salem.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, and V. Ramakrishnan, Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Measurement of Metal Matrix Composites by Thermo Mechanical Analyser, International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technology [AMPT 2009], Oct 26-29, 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , pp. 88-89. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , International Islamic University, Malaysia.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, and V. Ramakrishnan, Specific Heat Capacity Measurement of Al / SiCp Composites by Differential Scanning Calorimeter, International Islamic University, Malaysia Organized International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technology [AMPT 2009], Oct 26-29, 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , pp. 89-89. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , International Islamic University, Malaysia.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, and V. Ramakrishnan, Influence of Reinforcement Grain Size on the Specific Heat Capacity Behavior of 7075 Al/SiCp Composites, India-Japan Conference on Advances in Materials Processing, Sep 30-2, 2009, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, pp. 61-61. Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Annamalai University, India and Kumamoto University, Japan.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, and V. Ramakrishnan, Effect of reinforcement volume fraction and grain size on the coefficient of thermal expansion behavior of the 7075 Al/SiCp composites, 30th International Thermal Conductivity Conference [ITCC] and 18th International Thermal Expansion Symposium [ITES], Aug 29-2, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, pp. 745-759. Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Anter Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, and V. Ramakrishnan, A calorimetric study of 7075 Al/SiCp composites, International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies 2009 & International Union of Materials Research Societies-International Conference in Asia 2009, Jun 28-3, 2009, Singapore, pp. 31-31. Singapore, Materials Research Society.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, and V. Ramakrishnan, Thermo Physical property measurement of metal-matrix compositesP, International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies 2009 & International Union of Materials Research Societies-International Conference in Asia 2009, Jun 28-3, 2009, Singapore, pp. 32-32. Singapore, Materials Research Society.
B. Karthikeyan, S. Ramanathan, R. Karthikeyan & G. Ganasen, Development of processing maps for 2124Al/SiCp composites, First International Conference on Frontier Technologies- Need for the Industry, Business and Education, Sep 6-8, 2006, Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hosur , pp. 261-267. Hosur, Adhiyamaan College of Engineering.
Prof. M. Kunchithapatham, B. Karthikeyan & S. Saravanan, Performance Test on Compression Ignition Engine Using Alternative Fuel-Rice Bran Oil, The 6th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Combustion and Energy Utilization , May 20-22, 2002, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , pp. 246-251. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , 6th Asia-Pacific International Symposium.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
The Institution of Engineers (India) - F 120318-1
The Indian Society for Technical Education - LM 15379